Mechanics

RANGE STANDING WATER ON DRIVERS SIDE FLOOR

2005 Rover Range Rover

2005 Range Rover Automatic

There is a leak coming from somewhere and it's not the sun roof or window.
Everytime it rains, there is about 2 inches of water standing on the floor of the drivers side. Where can this water come from.
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Jetware
December 5, 2009.




WATER INGRESS INTO CABIN AREA - DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE
TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
Reference Number(s): LTB00168, Date of Issue: 07 October, 2008
LAND ROVER: 2003-Onwards Range Rover (LM)
Issue: 1
SECTION: 501
AFFECTED VEHICLE RANGE: VIN: 3A101029 - Onwards

Related Ref Number(s): LTB00168
ARTICLE BEGINNING
CONDITION SUMMARY
Situation: Water may enter the cabin area in one or more of the following scenarios: Through the headliner in the proximity of the driver's or front passenger's head, possibly dripping onto the top of the instrument panel.
Behind the A-pillar trim, through the fascia and possibly into the front footwell. Removing the fascia end closing panel, water ingress in this area can be identified by rust-colored marks on the instrument panel reinforcement.
Through the headliner around the rear of the roof opening panel.
Into the left and right-hand-side rear footwell.
Water ingress from the above may be caused by poorly routed / blocked / kinked / twisted front roof opening panel drain tubes or a badly fitted front or rear door water shedder.
Action: In the event of a customer concern of any of the above, refer to the Diagnostic Procedure outlined below to inspect and rectify the source(s) of the water ingress.
PARTS
PARTS INFORMATION CHART
AKJ760042 Water drain tube - front Qty: 1 (if necessary)
AKJ760030 Water drain tube - rear Qty: 1 (if necessary)
STC50546 Loctite 401 Qty: as required
Polyurethane Sealant (Betafil) Obtain locally

Dave H
Jan 3, 2010.


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